Budding engineers invited to find out more about the nuclear industry
EDF Energy is holding an Apprentice Information Day at Sizewell B on Saturday for those who are interested in a career in the nuclear industry.
Apprentice coordinator Roger Barge will give potential new recruits an insight into life as an apprentice at the event which is being held at the popular Sizewell B visitor Centre.
Visitors will be able to have one to one chats with some of the apprentices already on the apprenticeship programme with Sizewell B.
Glen Bunting, a Sizewell B third year apprentice, will be on hand to talk to visitors with Gary Jackman, an electrical apprentice. Glen said: “I am really enjoying my apprenticeship and am looking forward to meeting people at the event and sharing my experiences with them.”
The details are as follows:
Date: Saturday December 9th
Time: Arrive from 9.30am for a presentation at 10.30am.
Venue – Sizewell B visitor centre
Please register in advance with the Sizewell B visitor centre on 01728 653974 or email email@example.com
EDF Energy is the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, meeting around one-fifth of the country’s demand and supplying millions of customers and businesses with electricity and gas.
It generates electricity with eight nuclear power stations, more than 30 wind farms, one gas and two coal power stations, as well as with combined heat and power plants.
EDF Energy is leading the UK's nuclear renaissance with the construction of a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C. This will provide low carbon electricity to meet 7% of UK demand. The project is already making a positive impact on the local and national economy, British industry, as well as boosting skills and education. EDF Energy also invests in a range of low carbon technologies including renewables and battery storage. It is applying research and development expertise to improve the performance of existing generation and developing the potential of new technologies.
The company provides gas and electricity for more than 5 million customer accounts and is the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain and the largest supplier to British businesses. It offers innovative energy systems for commercial customers and digital innovation for customers at home. EDF Energy has also launched its own innovation accelerator, Blue Lab, which focuses on making customers’ lives easier.
The Better Plan is EDF Energy's framework for being a sustainable and responsible energy business and is an integral part of EDF's 2030 vision to be the efficient, responsible electricity company, and champion of low-carbon growth. The Better Plan is underpinned by comprehensive environmental and social programmes which have been recognised by a wide range of organisations.
EDF Energy is part of EDF Group, the world’s biggest electricity generator. In the UK, the company employs around 13,000 people at locations across England and Scotland.
To find out more about the UK's energy challenges visit: www.edfenergy.com/energyfuture/